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Biodiversity Scientist Warns: "We're Sleepwalking Into a Mass Extinction"

Diversity "can be damaged in the blink of an eye."<p>Most scientists acknowledge that we are smack in the middle of the planet’s sixth great mass …


A huge new Stanford and Harvard study proves that US inequality isn’t just about class

For decades, an increasingly loud chorus has claimed that economic inequality is primarily driven by class, with other possible reasons for disparities, such as race, playing a lesser role. They say that it is counterproductive to focus on inequality between races—instead, it is better to consider …


19 Sleep-Inducing Drinks to Sip Before Bed

Whoever said, “you snooze, you lose” clearly never suffered from insomnia. From tossing and turning to waking up in the middle of the night, being …


'Wear miniskirts and let men order your food': Sexist government film instructs women how to behave like 'ladies'

A sexist film told US military servicewomen how to behave like a "lady" and dress in a feminine manner in their personal lives.<p>The 1970 …


These People Are Fighting Laws That Punish LGBT People For Having Sex

A group of activists and human rights lawyers in Kenya are challenging a dated criminal code in a case where the outcome could have a huge impact across the whole of Africa.<p><b>NAIROBI, Kenya —</b> Gatura Gatura was watching <i>Black-ish</i> late one night when her neighbor came over to her apartment and asked to …


The 10 Most-Saved Vegetarian Recipes from Kitchn This February

This past February you guys were loving a mix of nourishing soups, make-ahead meals, and slow cooker favorites for these cold winter nights. From …


Republican war on women's rights rolls on with multiple attacks on Planned Parenthood

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These Mediterranean Diet Desserts Taste So Good You'll Forget They're Good for You

Just because the Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest diets for weight loss doesn't mean dessert is off the menu. These healthy Mediterranean …

Holistic Medicine

This New Hybrid Solar Cell Can Harvest Electricity From Actual Raindrops

Whaaaaaat.<p>As advanced and efficient as our solar panels are becoming, they're still pretty much useless when rain clouds arrive overhead. That could …

Clean Energy

This game teaches men it’s OK to grope women. Help me get it off sale

Super Seducer is the work of a pickup artist who even Piers Morgan finds vile. I’m calling on gamers to join my campaign<p>“If you’re not good at cooking you better be real good at sucking dick.” That memorable line is from a new video game released this week, just in time for International Women’s …


How the Woman Who Found a Leprosy Treatment Was Almost Lost to History

The daughter of daguerreotype pioneers, Alice Ball used her passion for chemistry to develop an injection that stayed in use for 20 years.<p>In 1916, Harry T. Hollmann, an assistant surgeon at Kalihi Hospital in Hawaii, had a problem he needed to solve.<p>Kalihi was among a handful of facilities in …

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17 Fresh Beet Recipes That Show How Versatile This Veggie Is

Nothing beets these delicious recipes.<p>February 26, 2018<p>Have you ever seen a prettier vegetable than beets? With their vibrant purple hue, beets are …

Healthy Eating

Nature vs Nurture: Mothers with multiple children have an intuitive grasp of behavioural genetics

<i>Lower scores equals more accurate estimates of genetic inheritance. From Willoughby et al 2018</i><i>By</i> Christian JarrettSeveral prominent psychologists …


42 Ridiculously Easy Vegan Recipes Anyone Can Master

Whether you're new to the kitchen, new to being vegan, or just looking for some new things to try.


14 Vegetarian Foods That Contain More Iron Than Meat!

Most of the vegans and vegetarians are concerned about the amount of iron they intake through the diet. 8-27 mg is the recommended daily amount of …

Get Your Protein Fix With These 25 Easy and Delicious Tofu Recipes

Whether you're vegan, vegetarian, or just looking to occasionally go meatless, there are plenty of ways for you to still get your protein in. One way is to get comfortable cooking with tofu. There are many ways to use this satisfying protein source, whether as a dairy substitute in desserts or as …